Monthly Archive: April 2017

eSports will be an Official Sport at the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou

Alisports Group (Alisports), the comprehensive sports platform provider, has announced a strategic partnership with the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA). Through this collaboration, the two will work together to bring Electronic Sports (eSports), or video games, to the official sports program of the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, introducing this emerging class of competition into …

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Call of Duty World League Inaugural ‘Global Pro League’

The first-ever Call of Duty World League Global Pro League starts today.  Over the next 10 weeks the top 16 Call of Duty professional teams from around the globe will face-off across two stages of competition, each offering $700,000 in prize purses.  Placements in the Global Pro League will dictate seeding in the grand finale …

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FIFA Ultimate Team Championship Series returns for another action packed season 2

The FIFA Ultimate Team Championship Series returns for another action packed season 2 in Vancouver on Friday April 21 and Saturday April 22. Broadcasting live on BT Sport and streaming on Twitch, YouTube, Facebook, and FUTChampions.com, the best FIFA players from the Rest of World and Americas regions will go head to head to fight …

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Square Enix, Blizzard, Wizards of the Coast at MomoCon 2017

Square Enix, Blizzard and Wizards of the Coast will be among the companies at MomoCon, the convention with the largest gaming floor in the Southeastern United States. The annual event, which is expecting more than 30,000 attendees for its thirteenth year, will take place Thursday, May 25 – Sunday, May 28, 2017 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta....

#gamesweekberlin 2017 begins on 24 April 2017

The #gamesweekberlin kicks off on Monday, 24 April. Around 15,000 visitors are expected to attend the 11 events under the umbrella brand during the seven days until 30 April. At today’s press conference the organisers presented the comprehensive programme for #gamesweekberlin which is being staged this year under the motto of „No games, no future“ and aimed at gamers, fans,...

Frontier Developments, Paradox Studios, Colossal Order, and Mojang Combine Their Powers for a PDXCON Super Panel

PDXCON attendees, mark your calendars: on May 13th at 3 PM, the minds behind some of the world’s most creative games will participate in an hour-long panel about the gaming sandboxes that have captured our imaginations and never let go. “Creating Games for an Equally Creative Community” will examine how hit titles like Minecraft, Cities: Skylines, and Planet Coaster inspire...

NorCal Regionals 2017 Live Stream and Event Information

NorCal Regionals 2017 The 2017 Capcom Pro Tour season continues this week with another stellar Premier Event; NorCal Regionals 2017! NorCal Regionals 2017 takes place in Sacramento, CA, USA from April 14th through 16th and as always the level of hype and competition will be off the charts! Many of the best players from North …

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Hypespotting 6 Live Stream and Event Information

Hypespotting 6 The UK’s largest and most hype fighting game event returns to Glasgow this April. In its sixth straight year, Hypespotting continues to grow and innovate, and in this year’s next instalment, will feature a number of new additions and exciting developments. The HS Team are delighted that once again Hypespotting has been specially …

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The countdown has begun for Insomnia60 this weekend…

The countdown has officially begun. Insomnia60, the UK’s largest gaming festival, which starts this Friday, will see the most star-studded line-up ever grace the stage at the NEC in Birmingham. For the first time, the festival will also host an orchestral concert – The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses will feature a full symphony orchestra performing over 30...

ESL’s 24/7 esportsTV channel is almost here via PlayStation Vue

By ESL Gaming We are pleased to announce esportsTV will launch soon on the pioneering Internet-based live TV service; PlayStation Vue. Later in April, U.S. residents will gain access to the very first linear channel dedicated solely to esports through PlayStation Vue. The 24/7 esports content will hit screens just in time for IEM Sydney, …

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League of Legends joins the Community Stage at IEM Sydney!

By IEM We’re excited to announce that ESL will be bringing League of Legends to IEM Sydney’s Community Stage, with showmatches, pro player action, and much more! To start the League of Legends action on the Community Stage there will be two showmatches with professional players competing in off-role madness in what is sure to …

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The dates and format are set for the ESL Pro League Season 5 relegation matches

As is the case with seasons, the end of season 5 of the ESL Pro League will see relegation matches with teams fighting for two slots in the Pro League. The teams to have placed 12th and 13th in Pro League will face the second and third teams from ESEA Premier Division. The relegation matches …

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Gfinity announced as official Global Tournament Partner for Forza Racing Championship

By Gfinity We are delighted to announce that we have been selected by Microsoft’s Turn 10 Studios as the official global tournament organiser for ForzaRC, including The New York Invitational and Season 3: The Porsche Cup. Kicking off ForzaRC this year is the Forza Racing Championship 2017 New York Invitational Presented by Porsche on …

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